The Fields at Blackberry Cove, Weaverville, NC

A Barn Wedding

A lovely thing happened when our son became engaged. His bride-to-be asked me to plan their wedding. They wanted to keep it simple, so they decided on a Rustic Barn Wedding in the autumn mountains of North Carolina. The Ceremony Oh, what a beautiful backdrop to the most special wedding […]

barbecue and baked beans on a white plate
Events, Main Dishes, Recipes, Sides

Pig Pickin’ Party

Are you planning a Pig Pickin’ Party? Put Pulled Pork, Calico Baked Beans, and Southern Cole Slaw on your list! I’ve gathered the triple play of picnic recipes in one place so you can find them quickly when Memorial Day, July the 4th, and Family Reunions roll around. Let’s start […]

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Bridal Brunch

What could be more fun than hosting a Bridal Brunch…especially when you love the bride? My dear friends were married at the Outer Banks of North Carolina, where I was invited to host the bride’s special brunch with her attendants. Oh, what fun we had! But, before the party could […]